Ingrown Toenails

WHAT IS INGROWING TOENAIL. Ingrowing toenail are condition whereby the side or corner of a toenails grow into the soft flesh. The results is pain, redness , swelling and an infection in some cases. If you are diabetic or you have condition that causes poor flow of...

Bleeding gum in children

Prevention of bleeding gum in children  Bleeding? Bleeding is also known as a Hemorrhage.  Hemorrhage is blood escaping from the circulatory system as a result of damage blood vessels, through a cut or wound within the body or outer party of the body surface. Bleeding...

CELLULITIS

CELLULITIS Cellulitis is a common, potentially serious bacterial skin infection. Cellulitis appears as a swollen, red area of skin that feels hot and tender. It can spread rapidly to other parts of the body. Cellulitis isn’t usually spread from person to person....

LOW BACK PAIN

WHAT IS LOW BACK PAIN? Low back pain is a common, painful condition affecting the lower portion of the spine, lower back pain (LBP) also known as (Lumbago) is a common complaint of most people in Nigeria, and one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or...

Pyomyositis : Badagry as a case study

  WHAT IS PYOMYOSITIS? Pyomyositis, also known as tropical pyomyositis or myositis tropicans, is a bacterial infection of the skeletal muscles which results in a pus-filled abscess. Pyomyositis is most common in tropical areas but can also occur in temperate zones....

RECTAL PROLAPSE: BADAGRY AS A CASE STUDY

WHAT IS RECTAL PROLAPSE? Rectal prolapse is a condition in which the rectum (the last part of the large intestine before it exits the anus) loses its normal attachments inside the body, allowing it to telescope out through the anus, thereby turning it “inside out”. ...

CONTACT DERMATITIS

Definition Contact dermatitis is a red itchy rash caused by substances that comes into contact with your skin. The rash isn’t contagious or life-threatening, but it can be very uncomfortable. Possible causes include soaps, cosmetics, fragrances, jewelry and plants....

PROLONGED OBSTRUCTED LABOUR

WHAT IS PROLONGED OBSTRUCTED LABOR? Prolonged obstructed labor, also known as failure to progress, occurs when labor last for approximately 20 hours or more if you are a first –time mother, and14 hours or more if you have previously given birth. A prolonged latent...

Ectopic Pregnancy

                                                          ECTOPIC PREGNANCY WHAT IS ECTOPIC PREGNANCY? An ectopic pregnancy occurs when fertilized egg implants somewhere other than the main cavity of the uterus.Pregnancy begins with a fertilized egg; normally the...